Nikon receives the Shokumon Award from the University of Tokyo

October 12, 2017

Nikon Corporation (President: Kazuo Ushida, Tokyo) has been named as a recipient of the Shokumon Award from the National University Corporation, the University of Tokyo (hereinafter referred to as “the University of Tokyo”) for its long period of activities in support of the establishment of endowed research centers.

The Shokumon Award recognizes and thanks individuals, corporations, and organizations that have made a significant contribution to the growth of the University of Tokyo, either through private donations, volunteer work and support, or the establishment of endowed research centers.

Nikon has established the Optical Engineering research centers in the Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo since 2006 and developed many activities such as providing lectures and designing exercises, with the aim of bridging the gap between the optical technologies that hold an important position in Japanese industry and optical studies in universities. These activities have been evaluated and Nikon has received the Shokumon Award at this time.

Reasons for the award (summary)

We consider that this award was presented because our activities connecting universities and industry were highly evaluated.
We will continue to develop these activities and further contribute to fostering the human resources who will lead the next-generation of optical industry.

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